Michele Grimson's Profile
Michele Grimson is an Irish artist, born in County Tipperary, Ireland, but now living in the South of France. She is formally trained and studied Fine Art and Art History in Cork, focusing her studies on oil painting.
Her early influences were the artists Frida Kahlo, Edward Hopper and René Magritte and Michele’s early painting style could be described as surrealist because of her use of dreamlike imagery – although her intention was always more expressionist. Michele was fascinated by the idea of telling an emotional story through the use of symbolic imagery, painting her works in a semi-realistic style and tends to focus on one character who dominates the surrealist landscape around her, and with the central character and the landscape connecting with each other aesthetically and also in a narrative way. She achieves all this while also channeling a real love for colour and a concern for how colour itself can be used to create…
- Born on November 16
- Joined December 15, 2008